After a seven-hour evacuation time, Morse- and Mermentau Cove-area residents are being allowed to return home at this time. An evacuation was ordered due to a gas leak at about 8:15 a.m. Friday, April 17. The gas leak to several hours to take on.
The following was released by the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office via Nixle alert: An evacuation is underway in the Mermentau Cove/Morse area due to a gas leak. Those living in a one mile radius of LaFosse Road and Everglade are being asked to turn off the gas in their homes and leave them at this time.
The Crowley Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance to locate a wanted fugitive. Algernon Wilson, 29, of Crowley is described as a black male, 5 feet 9 inches in height, weighing 195 pounds with short hair. His last known address is 524 Moore Ave. in Crowley.

Boustany speaks to Rotarians about CASA work

Bridget Edwards Boustany, center, spoke to the Rotary Club of Crowley about Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for children, which she has volunteered her time with for the past two years. Welcoming her Tuesday were, President Mary Zaunbrecher and program organizer Joan Finley.

Often times, when police and/or child services are called to remove a child, or children, from the home, they are left nearly voiceless

Well-known Rayne native releases debut album

Shelly Pellerin Waters' new CD "Drive"

The early years — a little, blonde-haired Rayne girl performing at local festivals and special events —- local fans still remember Shelly Pellerin

Fourth graders visited by KLFY meteorologist

Iota Elementary fourth grade students pose with Heath Morton from KLFY News 10 after Morton spoke to them about the water cycle, hurricanes, tornadoes and much more. The school presented Morton a goodie bag to thank him for his time.

At Iota Elementary, the fourth graders recently-completed SRA (Science Research Associates, Inc.) unit has led to much more than just ba

Police arrest 2, seek 1 in shootings

Arrested were, from left, D'Avondre Williams and Aaronton Williams, and wanted is Damien Guidry.

Crowley Police, with the assistance of the Jennings Police Department, Welsh Police Department and the district attorney’s offices of Ac

Rayne Jaycees host 2014 Annual Diaper Derby

2014 DIAPER DERBY WINNER - The Rayne Jaycees once again hosted the annual Frog Festival Diaper Derby held Saturday morning of the 2014 Rayne Frog Festival. The top racers were, from left, Chairperson Jessica Cahanin, Diaper Power Adeline Graham with mother Aimee Graham, 1st Runner-Up Amie Beslin and mother Mary Beslin, and 2nd Runner-Up Connor Gibson with mother Constance Guillory. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

Babies were sitting, laughing, crying and crawling towards the finish line Saturday morning during the Annual Diaper Derby held Saturday morning of

Rayne Christmas royalty crowned

CHRISTMAS ROYALTY NAMED  - The 2014 Miss Merry Christmas and Master Noel courts as announced by Gamma Kappa of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority during the S

Proctor makes official visit to Rotary Club of Crowley

Rotary International District 6200 Governor Dr. Ezora Proctor, center, and her husband Rev. James Proctor, far left, made their official visit to their home club of Crowley and recognized two Rotarians who have over 40 years of service to Rotary – Ralph Cowen, front, 48 years; and Kenny Privat, far right, 43 years.

With her stop in Crowley, her home club, Rotary International District 6200 Governor Dr.

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Sports

Rayne High’s Charlesha Dugas
District 4-4A MVP

In a season that fell just one game short of the Lady Wolves’ goal of the LHSAA Top 28 State Basketball Tournament, it seems All-District selections have fallen short, also.

Lifestyle

Fontenot displays a shirt created by LeMaire.

At the Crowley Art Association meeting held at The Gallery on Monday, April 13, artist Lyn Fontenot gave a presentation on the technique of using bleach to create designs on fabric developed by art

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